In this TronicsFix video, Steve buys 7 broken NES game cartridges, priced from $5 – $30, to see how hard it is to fix them. Most of the repairs come down to contact cleaning and Steve finds that a combo of pink eraser, IPA on a Q-tip, and a metal polishing cloth is the ticket.
One game had corroded pins on a chip and was therefore DOA, another had a short in one of the chips (same). a few required jumping wires to repair broken traces. But, in the end, only a couple of the game were beyond basic repairs.
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